Posts tagged Trauma
PTSD and Complex PTSD: What Happens When You’ve Lived In A Psychological War Zone

“Based on research, effective treatments can include some form of trauma-focused psychotherapy such as prolonged exposure therapy (PE) which involves facing the negative feelings you’ve been avoiding, cognitive processing therapy (CPT) which teaches the client to reframe their thoughts about the trauma, or Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy which involves processing the trauma by following a back-and-forth movement of light or sound.” - Shahida Arabi

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Trauma: A Free MasterClass for Yoga Teachers and Holistic Wellness Practitioners

Be a facilitator with integrity. Learn about trauma theory and how to adjust your teachings via a trauma informed lense. Eleanor talks about what happens to the system during trauma, why it is important to balance the nervous system, and we introduce you to alternative education opportunities to fine tune your skills as a Trauma Informed Facilitator.

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The Vagus Nerve, Emotions and the Difficulty with Mindfulness Practices

Now, many people who don’t know a lot about trauma think that trauma has something to do with something that happened to you a long time ago. In fact, the past is the past and the only thing that matters is what happens right now. And what is trauma is the residue that a past event leaves in your own sensory experiences in your body and it’s not that event out there that becomes intolerable but the physical sensations with which you live that become intolerable and you will do anything to make them go away.” (Bessel van der Kolk)

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Transcending Trauma - How Yoga Heals

Elaine breathes slowly, in and out, for a few rounds of simple pranayama before she has to stop. Images too scary for her to describe race in and overwhelm her. After a few moments, with Jocelyn Jenkins, her therapist, sitting next to her, Elaine tries again. Several sessions later they move on to very basic, very slow sun salutations; she becomes aware of her muscles, noticing any resistance in her body, stopping when she gets too agitated.

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